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Monday, February 9, 2015

An 18th birthday card

Good morning friends,
I hope you all had a good weekend, doing something you really enjoyed. I would like to welcome Susan my newest follower. Lovely to have you visit here and I hope you will pop in often.

Today I would like to share a card I made for my grandson's birthday last week. He has only been playing piano for a few years and has done so well, and he enjoys his music very much.


 
I edged my card with Pan Pastel and then matted black cardstock. The patterned paper is from a Joy Crafts paper bloc - Dance to the music.
I tore a piece of music paper, antiqued it with Distress ink and distressed the edges.
Put a piece of card through the CB with a birthday embossing folder and inked that with Distress inks.
Cut 2 labels with a Lea'bilities  die and added peel-off numbers that I had coloured black. Tied these to some twine, wrapped round the card and attached a music note charm.
Small brad buttons to finish.
 
Bryan was so thrilled with his card.
 
Will enter it in some challenges:
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #3...Anything goes
Crafty Calendar challenge ...Anything goes
A Girl who Crafts...Anything goes
Your Scrapbook Place...Anything goes with a twist - A masculine card.
 
With the start of a new week I wish you a very good one. It is still very hoy here with not much rain, so trying not to do too much outside.
 
Take care and see you back tomorrow with a DT card. Have fun.
Love Ursula

8 comments:

Faith A said...

He's going to love this, very masculine and fabulous.

Teresa Arsenault said...

This is a super design with a cool masculine flair. Love the distressed tag and the tiny tags tied on with twine.
Blessing hugs,
Teresa

Holley (Tondre) Barnhart said...

Wow, this is just stunning, I love the textures and the color combo. Gorgeous masculine look. Thanks so much for sharing with us at the Your Scrapbook Place Challenge this month.

Pat said...

Ursula, your card is awesome-love the design and all the elements that come together. Thanks for joining the Your Scrapbook Place Challenge this month!

Linda W. said...

I love your card Ursula! Been a long time since mine were that age - now looking forward to the grandchildren here! Thank you for playing with us at Your Scrapbook Place and best of luck!

Kathy said...

So cute! It's a great card for a young man. Thanks for joining us at Your Scrapbook Place.

stephen nicholls said...

great card thanx for joining us at SOC x

Beverley said...

Gorgeous card. Thanks for joining in our Anything Goes" challenge at Crafty Calendar this month.
Hugs
Bev x